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curtilage

noun cur·ti·lage \ˈkər-tə-lij\

Definition of CURTILAGE

:  a piece of ground (as a yard or courtyard) within the fence surrounding a house

Origin of CURTILAGE

Middle English, from Anglo-French curtillage, from curtil garden, curtilage, from curt court
First Known Use: 14th century

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